CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is Slowly Eating Away At Android’s Lead In The U.S. (AAPL, GOOG)
As you can see, after a period of mega growth, Android has leveled off. Meanwhile, Apple broke out of
Internationally, Apple is still getting clobbered. And that’s where the bulk of the smartphone growth is coming from, so this chart isn’t anything to get overly excited about from an Apple shareholder’s perspective.
But, it’s good news for Apple that it’s not dead in the water in a market where it competes pretty evenly with Android. If Apple were to offer a lower cost iPhone internationally, there’s reason to believe it could take share from Android.
Business Insider, comScore